Electrical Technician – Energy Fiji Limited (EFL)

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Electrical Technician – Protection (Western)

    •  Energy Fiji Limited (EFL)
    •  Suva, Fiji


The position will be based at the Energy Fiji Limited’s Suva Head office and will report to the System Studies Protection Engineer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze breakdown of supply reports and recommend improvements.
  • Read and interpret substation schematics and blueprints, change and update substation drawings on AUTO CAD to reflect as-built changes to schematics and wiring diagrams with updated drawings submission to GIS Dept.
  • Travel to field to download relay event data and recloser operation data and analyze these for protection performance improvements.
  • Assist the Protection Coordinator and Protection Engineer in maintaining the protection settings and protection relay database and the network protection database.
  • Carry out protection equipment installation and associated wiring installation works in substations and power stations.
  • Assist the Protection Coordinator and Protection Engineer in programming and testing protection relays.
  • Carry out testing of protection equipment in field, including CTs and VTs, when required.
  • Assist in various project works from concept design, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning.
  • Carry out safety induction of contractors and supervision of contractors.
  • Ensure all documentation for various protection devices tested and commissioned in EFL’s power system are maintained properly with the System Studies and Protection Department.
  • Successfully troubleshoot and fault find on power system primary and secondary plant and submit reports to Protection Coordinator/Protection Engineer on outcome and recommendations.
  • Ensure at all times that HSE considerations in all facets of activities are of top priority.
  • Must be prepared to work during odd hours and/or away from base for prolonged periods for project works.
  • Assist the System Studies and Protection team in carrying out its role diligently and efficiently.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Protection Coordinator, System Studies & Protection Engineer or Manager System Studies & Protection.

Key Requirements:

  • Candidate should have at least a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute with at least two (2) years of work experience in power generating, transmission or distribution utility.
  • Experience working with high voltage switchgears or other power system substation plant is preferred. Possession of a Wireman’s license is preferred.
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of basic power system engineering knowledge. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Engineering CAD software is required.
  • A valid Group two (2) (not provisional) driver’s license is mandatory.
  • Candidate must at all times be able to live EFL values.

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